Sri Lanka· Sigiriya· Unawatuna· Colombo· Weligama· Galle+ 5 More
We are heading to the land of Ravana for New Year's Eve. From hiking up one of the famous Rocks of Sri Lanka to learning to ride the waves and exploring plantations in a forest trek. We are going all the way, backpacking through the country and getting into its culture, cuisine, and people. We will stay in fun hostels and meet travellers from around the world, eat meals at restaurants curated by us, be a part of the nightlife in a beach town, spend days surfing, walk around the quaint old lanes of Galle, and do a bunch of other interesting activities. We will see Lanka like the locals do, and have a kick-ass time doing it.
We will arrive in Colombo by noon or earlier, meet up with the rest of the group and head to Sigiriya, hitting the roads
We will be going through villages and towns across Sri Lanka to reach this historic site in the interiors
On reaching, we will check into the beautiful quirky hostel we’re staying at and freshen up
We will settle in and then go for a fun first dinner with everyone, getting to know our group better
Total distance will be 175 km and 5 hours drive
We will begin the day really early, and head to the ancient site of Sigiriya Rock
We will climb/walk up the Rock, often known as the Eighth Wonder of the World by locals, and reach up by sunrise, surrounded by amazing views all around from that height
On the way down we get breakfast before heading back to the stay. We check out and begin the drive down towards Unawatuna, stopping for lunch on the way
We will reach by evening and settle into the hotel, before getting out to explore one of the lively places for dinner in Unawatuna
After dinner, we walk around, chill or hit a bar near the beach
Total distance will be 270 km and 5.5 hours drive
We will have a relaxed beginning to the day with breakfast
After that, we hit the beach! We spend the morning chilling at the beach. We will also go for the first surfing session of the trip, to learn to ride the waves.
After lunch at the beach, we will head to Galle, just a short distance away
We will spend the afternoon in the quaint and beautiful Galle Fort
As evening comes, we catch the sunset with a tea or coffee session at one of the cafes in the area and then walk around the tiny bylanes to discover more of the local lifestyle
We will go for dinner at Galle and then unwind after a fun day, at a local bar or pub
We will start off a bit differently this morning. We leave early for Mirissa and get on a whale-watching trip
Imagine just a boat or 2 surrounded by miles of ocean, and maybe some big visitors! We will also have breakfast on the boat
After a morning in the middle of the sea, head back to Unawatuna for lunch and then spend the afternoon-evening with the boards for another surfing session What’s more fun than paddling out to chase the perfect wave
We will round up the day in the sea by freshening up and then go for dinner
We will turn in a little early in preparation for the next day
We will check out early morning and drive to Sinharaja Forest Reserve, one of the most beautiful national parks of Sri Lanka
We walk and trek through the Reserve, discovering the flora and fauna of the place, crossing a waterfall or two on the way
We will then head to a plantation in the Reserve to understand more about the biggest export of Sri Lanka - tea! We have lunch at the plantation itself
We will head back and reach back in the evening
We will unwind over a relaxed dinner and then get into party mode for the night as we go bar-hopping around the area. We stay the night in Weligama
Total distance will be 100 km and 2.5 hours drive
After a hectic activity of Sinharaja, we will spend the day chilling by the beach and becoming better with the waves
We will have another surfing session and other watersports at the Weligama beach known for its great waves
We will have lunch at the beach and spend the afternoon by the sea. In the evening, those who want to learn a bit about local Lankan food head for a culinary class
Dinner is followed by more chilling as we get our fill of the beaches and nightlife on our last night in Lanka
We will check out of Weligama in the morning post breakfast and head to Colombo, the last leg of our drive through Sri Lanka
We reach by afternoon and hit the super-famous Ministry of Crab for lunch
After that, we spend the afternoon at an art gallery/cafe
In the early evening, we head to the airport to make our way back home
Total distance will be 140 km and 2.5 hours drive
Stay on twin sharing basis (3-star+ hostels)
3 surf lessons
All activities, unless specified as exclusion
Instructor/guide where required
Flights to and from home city
Culinary class fee
5% additional taxes
All expenses of personal nature
Anything not mentioned in inclusions
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